Risk Assessment in the workplace – Health and safety

Who is this course aimed at?

This course will benefit anyone in a work environment with a responsibility for conducting basic risk assessments. The course raises employees’ awareness of the concept of risk assessment in a work environment

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

No previous experience required.

Course Content

The main purpose of this course is to enable learners to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. This qualification will therefore give all employees the ability to contribute to the process and act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others.


Programme overview

  • Main causes of accidents and ill health, and their implications for people in the workplace
  • Legal requirements for risk assessment
  • Principles of risk assessment including:
- hazards, risks and control measures - the five steps of risk assessment - the hierarchy of control - risk assessment review and record keeping.


No formal assessment, observations throughout the session

Car Parking

Available on site


Teas / coffees provided.


To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Melanie Morgan at Melanie@hgta.org